Win One Direction Concert Tickets? Yes!

WEST HARTFORD — Youth Journalism International, a
Connecticut nonprofit, has a great opportunity for fans of the hot British boy
band One Direction.
Anyone who is 21 or younger may enter by writing, in 250
words or less, why you should be picked to win two luxury skybox tickets for
the band’s sold out show Friday, Nov. 30 at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The winning
entry will also be published by Youth Journalism International – and the winner
will get to write YJI’s official review of the show, too!
To enter, just email your entry to along with your name, age, address and phone
number. Put “1D contest entry” in the subject line. Entries must be received by
midnight on Sunday, Nov. 18 to qualify. The winner will be announced on
Tuesday, Nov. 20 at The prize does not include
transportation to the concert.
Thanks to the generosity of the Mohegan Tribal Council
and its commitment to young people and a free press, Youth Journalism
International also has One Direction sky box tickets available for purchase.
Proceeds benefit Connecticut-based Youth Journalism
International, a 501(c)(3) educational public charity that is working to train
the next generation of journalists. Most of the ticket price is tax-deductible.
Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve yours, call (860)
655-8188 or write to
Youth Journalism International’s students’ work has been
featured by The Huffington Post, The Mash in Chicago, National Geographic, PBS
NewsHour Extra, The Tattoo teen newspaper, Radio Pacifica, Connecticut Public
Radio and other news organizations.
For more information, contact Jackie Majerus, YJI’s
executive director, or Steve Collins, YJI’s president, at (860) 523-9632 or